Russia, Ukraine sign 10-year gas supply deal

Russia and Ukraine signed a 10-year deal to renew supplies of Russian gas to Ukraine and Europe.

Russia, Ukraine sign 10-year gas supply deal

Russia and Ukraine signed a 10-year deal on Monday to renew supplies of Russian gas to Ukraine and Europe, a Reuters reporter at the signing ceremony said.

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said at the signing ceremony he expects full gas flows to resume through Ukraine to Europe in the near future.

Putin also said intermediaries would be removed from gas trade with Ukraine. The signing ceremony was also attended by Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko, Gazprom head Alexei Miller and Naftogaz head Oleh Dubyna.

Reuters
Last Mod: 19 Ocak 2009, 18:00
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